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Search phrase: slanderous

Plays

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Julius CaesarJC IV.i.20To ease ourselves of divers slanderous loads,To ease our selues of diuers sland'rous loads,
King JohnKJ III.i.44Ugly and slanderous to thy mother's womb,Vgly, and slandrous to thy Mothers wombe,
Measure for MeasureMM III.ii.178Can tie the gall up in the slanderous tongue?Can tie the gall vp in the slanderous tong?
The Merry Wives of WindsorMW V.v.153And one that is as slanderous as Satan?And one that is as slanderous as Sathan?
Much Ado About NothingMA V.iii.3Done to death by slanderous tonguesDone to death by slanderous tongues,
Richard IIR2 I.i.61Call him a slanderous coward, and a villain;Call him a slanderous Coward, and a Villaine:
Richard IIR2 IV.i.24With the attainder of his slanderous lips.With th'Attaindor of his sland'rous Lippes.
Richard IIIR3 I.ii.97I was provoked by her slanderous tongueI was prouoked by her sland'rous tongue,
The Taming of the ShrewTS II.i.247O slanderous world! Kate like the hazel-twigOh sland'rous world: Kate like the hazle twig
The Two Noble KinsmenTNK I.i.19The crow, the slanderous cuckoo, norThe Crow, the slaundrous Cuckoe, nor

Poems

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The Rape of LucreceLuc.161 To slanderous tongues and wretched hateful days? To sclandrous tongues & wretched hateful daies?
The Rape of LucreceLuc.1001 As slanderous deathsman to so base a slave? As sclandrous deaths-man to so base a slaue

Glossary

 6 result(s).
blackwicked, slanderous, calumnious
calumniousslanderous, defamatory, disparaging
injuriousinsulting, slanderous, offensive
libeldefamatory poster, slanderous leaflet
scandalousdefamatory, libellous, slanderous
slanderousdisgraceful, shameful, discreditable

Thesaurus

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leaflet, slanderouslibel
slanderousblack
slanderousinjurious
slanderouscalumnious
slanderousscandalous
slanderous leafletlibel

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